‘Big Bang Theory’ EP Jim Reynolds Scores Production Commitment for New CBS Comedy

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The Big Bang Theory” executive producer and writer Jim Reynolds is developing a new multi-camera comedy series at CBSVariety has learned.

Titled “Here Comes the Neighborhood,” the series would follow the nicest guy in the Midwest who moves his family into a tough neighborhood in L.A. where not everyone appreciates his extreme neighborliness. Reynolds will write and executive produce, with Aaron Kaplan, Dana Honor, and Wendi Trilling also executive producing. CBS Television Studios will produce.

Reynolds has worked on “Big Bang” since Season 3. In addition to writing, he has worked on the show as a producer, supervising producer, co-executive producer, and now executive producer. His other credits include “Samantha Who?,” “That’s So Raven,” and “Rodney.” He is repped by UTA.

“The Big Bang Theory” remains one of the biggest shows on TV, having just begun its eleventh season on Monday. The season opener drew 4.1 rating in adults 18-49 and 17.7 million viewers in the Live+Same Day ratings. In addition, the “Big Bang” prequel series “Young Sheldon” drew a staggering 3.8 and 17.2 million viewers, retaining nearly all of “Big Bang’s” audience. CBS picked up “Young Sheldon” for a full season on Wednesday. The pick-up extends the show’s initial 13-episode order to 22 episodes, and makes “Young Sheldon” the first new series of the 2017-18 season to get a back-nine order.